The Truth About IPP Sentences

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Ken Clarke assailed by innacurate tabloid mentality

Ken Clarke assailed by innacurate tabloid mentality

The Secretary of State for Justice, Ken Clarke was buried today under accusations that he was going ‘soft’ on rapists. Unfortunately, most of the people who were trying to make a case against his reforms got most things wrong and sounded as if they were writing an editorial for the Sun newspaper. Everyone from individuals,…

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How To Survive An IPP Sentence

How To Survive An IPP Sentence

Essential for IPP prisoners, their friends and families It has been a month since TheOpinionSite.org published the long awaited downloadable book, “How To Survive An IPP Sentence” which is described as a ‘Survival Guide’ for those serving an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection and also their families. The book has proved to be a huge…

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Ken Clarke and Home Secretary at war over Justice reforms

Ken Clarke and Home Secretary at war over Justice reforms

We may all be kept waiting for some time as the Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke seeks a way to announce his decisions on future sentencing and prison policy. He has to balance the need for serious reform against the risk of committing political suicide. There are already rumors circulating around Westminster that Mr Clarke may…

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Esther Rantzen’s Own Condemnation of Excessive Child Protection

Esther Rantzen’s Own Condemnation of Excessive Child Protection

— but her expressed regrets have had no influence on a paranoid nation or its politicians TheOpinionSite.org reprints below an article by the woman who perhaps more than anyone else rightly introduced and encouraged the concept of ‘Child Protection’ to the UK. (We originally reprinted this in our FREE Subscribers Magazine available HERE) However, the…

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Should Britain have a Statute of Limitations on sex crimes?

Britain is unique in Europe in that it has no Statute of Limitations for serious sexual crimes. This means that someone can be arrested, charged and convicted for a crime that they committed half a century ago, even though many witnesses may be dead, memories are faded and the only evidence is the word of…

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Sex Offender Laws Costing Our Children’s Education – A Warning from America

Sex Offender Laws Costing Our Children’s Education – A Warning from America

This is a major article I wrote this month for Citizens for Legislative Change, America (cfcamerica.org) and is very significant when we consider the situation that exists here in the UK with regard to Sex Offenders. (It was originally published in our FREE Subscribers Magazine which you can get HERE) TheOpinionSite.org makes no apology for…

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The Truth About CRB Checks – A problem without a solution?

The Truth About CRB Checks – A problem without  a solution?

(Originally published in our FREE Magazine available HERE) We’ve all heard about them, most people know what they are, individuals fear them and employers – well, some employers love them, some do not. Ever since the creation of Criminal Record Bureau checks, people have had mixed feelings about them. Many regard them as a necessary…

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